S.Korea's Aug output up 3.3 pct m/m, tops forecasts


SEOUL, Sept 27 (Reuters) - South Korean industrial output rose a stronger-than-expected 3.3 percent in August from a month earlier, driven by strong sales of semiconductor and autos, the government said on Friday. The preliminary seasonally adjusted rise followed a 1.9 percent gain in July and was much better than a 1.7 percent gain projected in a Reuters survey of 10 economists. Year-on-year, unadjusted output rose 8.5 percent versus July's 8.7 percent growth and a 4.3 percent decline a ...

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